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ACE UPDATE for Summer 2021

Hello Friends: ACE is now open 11 am to 6 pm Tuesday to Friday

Volunteer for Kitchen and Cafe positions for job training at ACE

Our kitchen is now open for Dine-in and Take-out Tuesday to Friday 11 am to 3 pm.

All group and social activities are now back. Computers, pool tables, TV area and lounge area are accessible.

Laundry is still by sign up. Ttime slots are Tuesday 11:00 am and 2:00 pm; Wednesday to Friday 11:00 am, 1:00 pm & 2:30 pm. Laundry room closes at 4:00 pm.

Please DO NOT come see us if you are ill or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or any other transmittable illness (flu, cold, etc)

Masks are RECOMMENDED (but optional) for anyone who has not had their second vaccination or who may be in a high-risk category. We have masks if you need one when you arrive.

We ask that you sanitize or wash your hands on entry, after any activity or use of computer, and use of washrooms.

We also request that you still maintain a social distance of two metres whenever possible and be mindful of everyone's personal space.

We are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for everyone and are still doing lots of cleaning and sanitizing . We are so excited to see you all again.


Our Kitchen Healthy, Affordable Meals

A.C.E. makes it easy to stay on your food budget with healthy meals

Volunteer for Kitchen and Cafe positions for job training at ACE

Self-care with proper nutrition We have a cost-recovery kitchen, meaning we provide members affordable meals at cost and offer meal tickets, soup cards and coffee cards for further savings. You can enjoy well-balanced and delicious meals throughout the week without the hassle of tracking budgets or worrying about running out of money for food.


Meal Tickets

Meals - Full book of tickets (10 tickets for 10 meals) $37.50
Meals - Half book of tickets (5 tickets for 5 meals) $19.00
Soup Card (12 bowls of soup with a bun) $16.50
Coffee Card (10 cups of coffee) $5.00


Volunteer Job Training Program

For those who need to acquire job skills and a reference, volunteer training can be an excellent opportunity. A.C.E. welcomes volunteers and we fill positions on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Volunteer for Kitchen and Cafe positions for job training at ACE

Kitchen / Cafe Positions This is volunteer opportunity for interested members as they come available to learn job skills suitable for industrial kitchens. You will learn food safety and preparation, baking and cooking skills, and how to work with commercial grade equipment. There are also opportunties to learn cashiering and customer service skills in our cafe.

Volunteer for a janitorial position and learn about safety, cleaning skills and more.Janitorial Position This volunteer position is for those interested in acquiring skills to work in cleaning services. You will learn thorough techniques for safely disinfecting common areas, general cleaning skills, dusting, mopping and vacuuming. This position is also appropriate for those interested in learning life habits for improved home living.


Life Skills Programs

Life Skills workshops and courses are offered based on need expressed by A.C.E. members. We invite members to provide ideas for other workshops we can make available. For more information call us at (250) 564-3396.

Tai Chi Classes at ACE Tai Chi is a form of movement therapy and martial art based on the healing energy of the life force or "chi". You will learn how to use the basic principles of Tai Chi: Breath, Concentration, Balance, Coordination and Relaxation by using slow, gentle, beautiful movements.